Your assessment of VBScript is dead on. It's currently used in the following situations:
* Classic ASP, which was superceded by ASP.NET nearly 10 years ago.
* Windows configuration/administration scripting, superceded by PowerShell in 2007 or 2008.
* Microsoft Office macros; Microsoft has been pushing hard for .NET to replace VBScript (which in this context, they call "VBA" but its the same thing) for years.
VBScript is not a "real world" language unless you are a system administrator or writing for Office, and both of those items are quickly being replaced. I suggest that you encourage your school to change to a more modern language, especially since VBScript teaches a lot of "bad habits".
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